Tag: Wake

Wake up and deal with the real reasons you’re in debt

Despite warnings from financial educators and the Canadian government, consumer debt continues to be a serious crisis for Canadians. It is contributing to empty wallets, increased insolvency rates and higher levels of anxiety and depression. It’s tempting to write this article on how to tactically get out of debt — consolidation at a lower rate…

Critics call for new rules for retired judges in wake of SNC-Lavalin affair

OTTAWA—The jury’s out on the judges. As Justin Trudeau again refused to apologize Thursday after ethics commissioner Mario Dion found the prime minister violated the conflict of interest law by attempting to interfere in the criminal prosecution of SNC-Lavalin, some critics turned their attention to the role played in the affair by three former Supreme…

1,800 WestJet passengers affected in wake of Boeing 737 groundings

About 800 travellers scheduled mainly for trips across Canada did not board their WestJet planes Saturday after the airline cancelled 18 domestic flights in the wake of the 737 Max aircraft groundings. While 400 of the would-be passengers will be rebooked on flights departing Sunday, according to the airline, around 300 people could find themselves…

In wake of Fukushima disaster nuclear energy stages comeback in Japan

Nuclear energy in Japan may be making a significant comeback, it is just not going to be able to meet the government’s lofty production goals for 2030, according to a recent Reuters report. The Japanese government had set a target for nuclear to make up at least a 20 percent share of Japan’s total electricity…